Lateral Hires

Experienced lawyers looking to grow their practice, take advantage of great legal talent and support, and transition seamlessly into a defined and focused business plan, look no further than Robinson+Cole.  Our current opportunities are listed below.  If there is not a current opening that matches your interests but you would like to submit your materials, please click here to apply.  Your materials will stay on file for future opportunities.

Labor and Employment Associate - Hartford, CT

Robinson+Cole, an Am Law 200 firm, seeks an attorney with at least two years of employment and/or labor law experience to join our Hartford office.  Robinson+Cole offers a full array of employment law services to employers: counseling, litigation, immigration, benefits, labor relations, and training. We assist clients not only with addressing pressing legal concerns, but in proactively examining policies and practices to minimize future issues and increase compliance with the laws applicable to the employee-employer relationship.

The successful candidate will have knowledge of state and federal labor and employment laws and experience representing employers in a wide variety of employment related matters including discharge and discrimination issues, contract and grievance administration, personnel policies and handbooks, affirmative action compliance, employee discipline, wage and hour issues, disability and reasonable accommodation, family and medical leave, unemployment, employment contracts, severance and separation agreements, individual terminations and reductions in force, and workplace health and safety issues required.  Litigation experience is preferred but not required.  The candidate must possess superior academic credentials, excellent writing and analytical skills, and be admitted to the Connecticut bar. 

Click here to apply, please include a cover letter, resume, law school transcript and two writing samples (preferably briefs not edited by others).

Real Estate Associate - New York, NY

Robinson+Cole’s dynamic and growing real estate practice seeks an attorney to join its New York City office. 

Robinson+Cole's real estate practice encompasses a spectrum of real estate transactional and related matters, representing a range of clients, including multinational corporations; institutional, public, and private lenders; retailers; state agencies; bonding authorities; schools; commercial and multifamily developers; health care institutions; hotel chains; and manufacturers.  Robinson+Cole also advises for-profit developers, nonprofit organizations, housing authorities, and redevelopment agencies on acquisition, development, management, and financing of affordable housing projects, and is a premier firm in representing lenders and other participants in complex affordable housing financing transactions.

Qualified candidates will have a minimum of four years of experience representing clients in real estate lending matters with an emphasis on representing lending institutions in connection with commercial real estate financing or affordable housing financing transactions. Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and construction lending experience is a plus.  Candidates should work well as part of a team and enjoy a fast-paced work environment.

Admission to the New York bar is required.  Top academic and transactional credentials, excellent writing, research, negotiation, and communication skills also required.

Click here to apply, please include a cover letter, resume, and law school transcript.

Business Transactions Associate

Robinson+Cole, an Am Law 200 Firm, seeks an attorney to join its Business Transactions practice group in its Providence, RI; Hartford, CT; or Boston, MA office. 

Robinson+Cole's Business Transactions practice group represents clients in a broad range of corporate, strategic, financial, and commercial transactions and matters, including mergers and acquisitions, venture capital debt and equity financings; joint ventures; corporate governance; and significant commercial agreements.

Qualified candidates will have a minimum of three years of experience drafting and negotiating complex transaction documents relating to mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, private equity, commercial lending, and corporate finance matters  Candidates should work well as part of a team and enjoy a fast-paced work environment.

Admission to the bar in which the attorney is resident is required.  Top academic and transactional credentials, excellent writing, research, negotiation, and communication skills also required.

Click here to apply, please include a cover letter, resume, and transcript.

Finance Attorney

Robinson+Cole, an Am Law 200 Firm, seeks an attorney to join its Finance practice group in its New York, NY; Stamford, CT, Hartford, CT, Boston, MA or Providence, RI office. 

Robinson+Cole's Finance practice group represents lenders and borrowers in a variety of highly sophisticated secured and unsecured financing transactions, including transactions secured by, or based on, all manner of real estate and personal property. We work with banks and their special finance and merchant banking affiliates, as well as with insurance companies, venture and opportunity funds, financial subsidiaries of major industrial corporations and other financial intermediaries. Our Finance Group works with clients in a broad range of industries such as health care, waste management, retail, broadcast and cable television, affordable housing, cellular telephone and radio, real estate development, timeshare finance, energy, sovereign tribal nations, employee benefit plans, electric, gas and water utilities, municipal finance and financial services. We are familiar with the particular financing needs of these industries as well as with specialized collateral such as securities, real estate, vessels and aircraft.

Qualified candidates will have a minimum of six years of experience in all aspects of secured and unsecured bank, mezzanine and other senior and subordinated lending, working with borrowers, banks, funds and other lenders.  The ideal candidate will have experience with subordination and intercreditor arrangements, negotiating financial covenants and intercreditor matters inherent in mezzanine financing, perfecting  collateral, advising private equity clients in connection with leveraged buyouts and refinancings, representing financial institutions in connection with secured loans to individuals, or their investment vehicles. Candidates should work well as part of a team and enjoy a fast-paced work environment.

Admission to the bar in which the attorney is resident is required.  Top academic and transactional credentials, excellent writing, research, negotiation, and communication skills also required.

Click here to apply, please include a cover letter, resume, and transcript.

Insurance Coverage Litigation Associate - Hartford, CT

Robinson+Cole, an AmLaw 200 firm, seeks an associate with at least three years of litigation experience to join its Insurance + Reinsurance Practice Group in its Hartford, CT office.  Robinson+Cole has one of the leading insurance practices in the United States, focusing primarily in insurance coverage litigation for property casualty and life, health, and disability insurers.  

We are looking for a candidate with superior academic credentials, excellent writing and analytical skills, and large-firm or equivalent experience to join our team.  Admission to the Connecticut bar is required.   Law review experience and/or judicial clerkship experience are a plus.  The successful candidate will be expected to assume substantial responsibility, including drafting of briefs on critical motions, management of discovery, depositions and court appearances. 

Click here to apply, please include a cover letter, resume, law school transcript and two writing samples (preferably briefs not edited by others).

Health Law Attorney

Robinson+Cole, an Am Law 200 firm, seeks an attorney to join its Health Law Practice Group in Hartford, CT or Stamford, CT.  Qualified candidates will have at least five years of experience advising health care providers on transactional and regulatory health law issues. In addition, qualified candidates must have excellent written, verbal, analytical, and interpersonal skills as well as superior academic credentials. 

For the right candidate, this position may be situated in Hartford or Stamford with Hartford being the preferred location.  Admission to the CT bar is required.  Top academic credentials, excellent writing, research, negotiation, and communication skills also required.

Click here to apply, please include a cover letter, resume, writing sample (preferably not edited by others), and law school transcript.